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Festival of Japan, Niseko 2015

In its second year, the annual Festival of Japan is running from January 21st ~ 28th, 2015 with all events in central Hirafu.

Festival of Japan 2015

The festival is a platform for premium Japanese culture to be showcased through interactive demonstrations and performances.

From music through to the world of Japan’s famed sake, martial arts through to Japanese performance story-telling, the festival is designed to ensure accessibility to the complexity of some of Japan’s most treasured cultural traditions.

All events being held in Hirafu 188, are free entry and additionally attendees this year can also win premium Niseko ski gear packages*

Explore Niseko has tickets available for the exclusive ‘Discover Sake with The Niseko Jazz Trio’. Making a return this year, this was a real highlight for last years festival. Tickets are 3,500JPY, which includes an ‘all you can drink’ sake introduction, a take home gift bottle of locally produced sake and a ‘masu’ (a Niseko branded wooden box for drinking sake with)!

Tickets are already selling out for this event, so make sure you drop by one of the Explore Niseko ticket offices soon!

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